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Nepal Tarun Dal gears up for convention

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Kathmandu, April 4

Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister organisation of Nepali Congress is likely to declare the date for its convention on April 9.

Central Chair of NTD Uday Shamsher JB Rana said his outfit was preparing to hold its convention within the next six months.

A week ago, newly elected president of NC Sher Bahadur Deuba had directed all sister organisations of the party to conduct their polls within six months.

The first central committee meeting held a couple of weeks ago which was chaired by Deuba had also decided to direct the sister wings to hold their convention within six months.

Rana said NTD had already held polls for lower level committees in 50 per cent districts and polls for the remaining districts would be held soon.

A press statement issued here today by NTD said that it recently conducted a convention in Sindhupalchowk Constituency no 2.

It said that the convention has elected a new committee under the chairmanship of Rajendra Lama Dorje unanimously.

Conventions of around half-a-dozen sister organisations of the NC, including NTD, Nepal Students Union and Nepal Women’s Association have not been held since the past eight years.

The sister organisations had been accusing the party

leadership in the past of not supporting them in holding their conventions.

A version of this article appears in print on April 05, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.

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